15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary website.

Lisbon, Portugal to Vienna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Vienna due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Lisbon, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Vienna, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 21st (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally visit Ljubljana Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, admire all the interesting features of Mala Osojnica, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip tool.

Getting from Vienna to Ljubljana by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 4 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Tehnicki Muzej has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, and take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Zagreb takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. January in Zagreb sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, test the waters at a local thermal spa, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Budapest travel route planner.

You can drive from Zagreb to Budapest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Budapest are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
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